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April 24, 2015
eQB COVER STORY

Rick Cummings, President of Programming, Emmis Communications


It’s easy to buy into a company culture and philosophy when you’ve played an instrumental role in building, defining and nurturing the very qualities that contribute to those essential areas. Rick Cummings has been with Emmis for three and a half decades and remains as fresh and enthusiastic about his company’s position and command in the radio marketplace as the day he started. As its top programming exec, Cummings supplies constant vital input into the decision making process of one of the most successful small radio group companies in the business.[more]

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Rick Cummings
Emmis Pres.
of Programming

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